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95 Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128, USA
There's a greenway from Bremen Street Park that leads towards Piers Park. It is a great trail and I love going for a run on nice, cool mornings. I always take a couple of minutes at the far end of the park to take in the beautiful view of the...
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225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
The world’s largest aquarium by volume, this downtown spot is easily one of the city’s top attractions. Opened in 2005 through partnerships with Atlanta-based Home Depot, the $300 million facility boasts more than 100,000 animals and...
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Sterneckerstraße 2, 80331 München, Germany
Our first night in Munich—which was also my husband's first trip abroad—we decided the best way to immerse ourselves was to join the Bavarian Beer and Food Evening Tour. As we were lead through the Oktoberfest Museum and Hofbräuhaus, we drank...
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4 Jingshan Front St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
Beijing's number one tourist attraction is a massive former imperial palace known as the Forbidden City. Between 1416 and 1911, it was home to 24 Ming and Qing dynasty emperors and their families and staff. In 1912, after the abdication of...
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655 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Mei Mei (meaning “little sister” in Chinese), is the product of three siblings who share a passion for bringing good food to the hungry masses—literally, in a food truck. They fuse the Asian cuisine of their childhood with some modern flair and...
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Palazzo dell'Arte, Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
You can't go to a disco in Milan without experiencing an edicola. L'edicola are newstands by day and bars by night, a beautiful consequence of Italy's lack of open container laws. Instead of spending 5-25 euro on a drink inside a discoteca (dance...
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2 Jiuxianqiao Rd, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100096
How a complex of German-built factories became one of East Asia’s hottest art destinations is also the story of modern China. When construction on a number of electronics factories began in Dashanzi in 1956, the area was farmland. Joint...
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1428 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Amongst the buildings and cityscape, rests a group of gentle, metal, giants frozen in time. When you're driving through Dallas, you don't expect to catch a glimpse of about fifty massive cow statues, but that's exactly what you'll find. Located...
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1029 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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This small yet classy bar on Edgewood Avenue is so much more than a neighborhood watering hole, even though it excels in that regard with $1 oysters and $1 pony Miller High Lifes. But it’s the chef’s breakfast that makes them so...
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2207, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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In 1993, the folks at Atlanta Brewing Company opened their doors as the city and state's first craft brewery. Although they've changed their name to Red Brick, named for the brick warehouse they now call home, they're still staying true to the...
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1000 Marietta St NW #302, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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Home brewers, craft beer lovers and those curious about beer flock to Hop City, located on Atlanta's Westside. Aisles of foreign, craft and lesser known selections can be overwhelming, but the staff is there to help. Hop City also sells wine and...
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75 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
After extensive development in the Old Fourth Ward, The Masquerade left its space in the 1890 mill building on the Beltline Eastside Trail that it occupied since 1989. Over the years, they hosted acts from Franz Ferdinand to Big Boi. They're now...
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529 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
It’s not every day that you can eat a meal in a restaurant owned by a soul legend. While there are a couple of locations around town, the one across from the Fox Theatre is the most iconic. Patrons line up outside, especially for Sunday...
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100 Piedmont Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
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In a region that doesn’t have many diners to speak of, Waffle House is as close as it gets, serving up greasy favorites 24 hours a day. The regional chain was founded in Avondale Estates in 1955 and has grown consistently since then. Breakfast is...
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1170 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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Hidden underneath a Westside shopping plaza, Ormsby’s is a twenty-something playground, complete with craft beer and games. For a quieter experience, sit at the upstairs bar and restaurant rather than the downstairs playground. I can't recommend...
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441 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
As founder of Known Gallery and The Seventh Letter, Casey Zoltan is a driving force in the LA street art scene. He has exhibited top graffiti/street artists such as Retna, RISK, Push and my personal favorite, Reyes (whose unrestrained compositions...
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1730 Pomona Ave #5, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, USA
Shaping a surfboard with ones own hands is sure to be high on the bucket list of any surfer you know. That’s where Shaper Supply Co.’s “Shaping School” comes in, a four-hour introductory lesson on hand-shaping a surfboard (including stand-up...
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752 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
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On any weekend night, you'll see this Virginia Highland mega-bar packed with people both inside and on the extensive patio. It's popular with the post-college crowd and is a regular on the pub crawl circuit, so it's not unusual to see patrons in...
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The Dubai Spice Souk is a tradition market located in Deira, near the famed Gold Souk. It's easy to overlook the Spice Souk if you're not looking carefully; tucked into alleyways off of Baniyas Street, the souk is small, but manages to pack a...
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Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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You may have already seen photos of Dubai Mall on social media, but to visit is more of an experience than just a trip to a mall. While the mall has a lot to offer avid shoppers, other visitors may instead choose...
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1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Seeing the museum through the eyes of child again is a wonderful experience. It happens to be the only place in New England where the 180 degree IMAX Theater is located too. There's so much goodness to explore & to learn by hands on too from The...
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1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
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The Flying Biscuit was a Candler Park cafe opened by waitress and chef Delia Champion with Indigo Girls member Emily Saliers in 1993. Since opening it has expanded the original location, franchised all around town, and makes at least 5,000 of...
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760 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199, USA
It's a great thing to see a certain section of Boylston Street painted with the Finish Line of The Boston Marathon. How can you miss this b right yellow painted finish line from all of the shops & neighboring restaurants. It's nice to see Boston's...
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One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
If you're a fan of Margaret Mitchell and her timeless classic Gone with the Wind, stop by the Atlanta Fulton County Central Library downtown. On the fifth floor is a small collection of the writer's belongings, including the typewriter she wrote...
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579 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Start your day off with coffee from JavaVino, working on your laptop inside. As the day goes on, you can switch to iced tea and move onto the patio, where you are welcome to bring your dog. And come 5 o'clock, grab a glass of wine, the "vino" in...
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1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
Plaza Theatre, located in a Poncey Highlands shopping center, is Atlanta's oldest operating and only independent cinema since its opening in 1939. Going to see a showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show at this theater is an item that belongs on every...
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1057 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
The young and broke seek out Buffalo Exchange to sell their gently used clothing and to add to their wardrobes. The store sells men's and women's clothing and accessories and tends to have more unique styles than you might find at other...
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1031 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
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Many late nights out in Atlanta end up in the inevitable search for food, and one of the most popular destinations for a post-bar bite is Majestic Diner. They've been serving "food that pleases," as advertised on the sign, since 1929. Breakfast...
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206 Washington St SW, Atlanta, GA 30334, USA
A visit to the Georgia Capitol allows guests to see the role of the government firsthand. It's free to go on a self-guided tour of the grounds and capitol and if the House and Senate are in session, you can watch from the gallery, too. The museum...
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1500 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Candler Park plays host to countless events throughout the year, including concerts, festivals and the annual Sweetwater 420 Fest in celebration of Earth Day. There are pavilions for picnics, playgrounds for the kids, a golf course and athletic...
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1238 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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One of Atlanta’s most popular barbecue joints, Fox Bros. is packed every day, rain or shine. Locals jam the Little Five Points favorite for Texas-style fare like pulled pork and Flintstone-size ribs, best paired with sides like macaroni and...
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152 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
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The Baptist Tabernacle was a church from 1898 to 1994, which is why it still looks like a house of worship. It became the music venue known as The Tabernacle in 1998 and has hosted countless acts in its 15-year tenure. The Black Crowes even held...
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210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
The Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel is one of the most recognizable buildings on the Atlanta skyline for its sleek curved glass windows, and futuristic cylindrical shape. The over 1,000 guest rooms have unparalleled views of the city, and have all...
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168 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
If you're short on time in Atlanta, now there's a way for you to see most of the sights in a matter of minutes. SkyView, the city's newest attraction, is a Ferris wheel that soars 20 stories above the ground. You can park at any of the lots...
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265 Park Avenue West, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
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The Atlanta of today owes much to the 1996 Summer Olympics. In preparation for the games, the city transformed a seedy neighborhood into a tourist-friendly destination, creating Centennial Olympic Park as the center of all...
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I travel to Nanaimo each weekend to be with my boyfriend who lives there. On crisp Friday evenings, the drama of the sky and water remind me that I live in a very special place.
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4 S Market St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
Sure, Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market make up the most touristy part of Boston, complete with street performers, a light show, and the obligatory Yankee Candle store and Cheers restaurant; we nonetheless defy you to stay away. This part of the ...
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1495 Chattahoochee Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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This colorful building in an area of warehouses may not look like much, but Nuevo Laredo Cantina is consistently rated among the best Mexican restaurants in Atlanta. It specializes in pork brisket, chicken mole, and chiles rellenos, but everything...
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499 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
In 1984, As You Like It was performed at Manuel’s Tavern, signaling the beginning of what would become the New American Shakespeare Tavern. The Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the tavern’s resident acting troupe, specializes in...
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437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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Few places give better city views than rooftop bars. Six Feet Under, with locations next to Oakland Cemetery and in the Westside, both have a rooftop bar. The original Six Feet Under in Grant Park was named for its proximity to the city's most...
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655 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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What started as a simple coffee shop and bakery has become one of the most popular brunch spots in Atlanta. There's constantly a wait at the original Old Fourth Ward location. Highland's baked goods are what greets you first and it's easy to get...
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1017 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
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Recently named one of Bon Appetit's 10 Favorite Burger Spots, Yeah! Burger is a consistent favorite. What makes YB different from its competitors is that it strives to create food without chemicals or processing, and they regularly update a board...
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500 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
As far as offbeat museum experiences go, the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum at the Georgia Institute of Technology is certainly one of them, but is far from boring. The museum takes a product that the average American uses 675 pounds of every...
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1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA
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It's difficult to pin down what exactly Star Provisions is. Is it a cafe run by award-winning team Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison? Is it an upscale grocery store where you can buy artisan meats and cheeses found in restaurants like Abbatoir...
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11359 CA-2, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
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Naples-born chef, Sal Marino knows how its done when it comes to Italian dishes. His exquisite Italian roots are prevalent in every bite. Food: excellent. Service: good. Ambiance: excellent. The haven of buttery yellow cushioned chairs, breezy...
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Boulevard Kukulcan Km.12.5 Lt 18, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
Excited to be in Cancun, escaping cold weather, I did an impulsive headstand. Didn't know I still had it in me! I love the warm, aqua water and beautiful, white sand beaches of Mexico. And we loved the local people, who were soooo nice.
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21 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA 02114, USA
A short walk from Beacon Hill, you can rent a kayak or a sailboat (provided you know how to sail) and take in the beauty of Boston and Cambridge as you paddle down the Charles River. Enjoy the calm like a native as you watch the Duck Boats go by...
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3 Heizhima Hutong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
A cooking school by day (Wednesdays and Sundays, to be specific), Black Sesame Kitchen hosts a 10-course family-style meal on Tuesday and Friday nights that allows visitors to sample Chinese dishes from a variety of regional cuisines. Most who...
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2805 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
After spending some time in a hundred and one degree weather, bubble tea seems to be the only desirable thing possible. Head to Deep Ellum Brewing Company for simplistic tour and three beer tickets, enjoy some food truck delights, and then take a...
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2000 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
Starlight Six Drive-In Theatre has been entertaining the area since 1949, and is the last standing drive-in movie theater in Atlanta. Grab concessions (or bring your own), tune the radio to pick up the audio, and lean back to enjoy this nostalgic...
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Via S. Pietro All'Orto, 9, 20100 Milano MI, Italy
Salsamenteria Di Parma is a unique restaurant that specializes in cheese and ham. With light jazz music playing in the background and a relaxed atmosphere, this spot is perfect for lunch!
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The Milan Cathedral, or Duomo, occupies a site that’s been holy since the time of the Romans, but it wasn’t until the early 19th century when the finishing touches were finally placed on this massive building. The Duomo is the fifth largest...
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Piazza del Duomo, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
Designed by Giuseppe Mengoni in 1865, and named after the first king of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele II, an arching cast-iron dome of vaulted glass arcades covers the street connecting Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Scala. The Galleria is a popular...
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Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 20123 Milano MI, Italy
Besides the fashion and the Duomo, another great reason to visit Milan is the famous Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci, located at the Santa Maria delle Grazie. It's better you reserve the tickets ahead of time since they only have limited time...
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Jingan District, Shanghai, 上海市 China, 200040
The Nanxiang Dumpling house is famous for their soupy dumplings, and in different sizes. Obviously this one you have to drink the soup with a straw first, before enjoy the rest of the dumpling!
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218 Anren St, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Yu Garden is a must-go place in Shanghai, especially you like architecture. It is such a peaceful place to go, even in the rain... This dragon rooftop is inside the Yu (Jade) Garden in Shanghai. The dragon looks toward to the sky, and about to fly...
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China, Shanghai Shi, Jingan Qu, 万航渡路50号 邮政编码: 200000
The only pity about Coco's is that it's not all over the world (Okay, fine, there's 5 in NYC and 2 in LA). Other than that, it's perfect. You can order an assortment of bubble teas with tapioca, jelly, pudding, and many other options. Along with...
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Shanghai, China
This picture can't describe the feeling I had when I was in Shanghai, cruising on Hunangpu river, at night... You know, it was one of those moments when you feel happy and complete... You know that it won't last forever and you just enjoy...
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1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
The Atlanta Botanical Garden has been voted the city's best place to commune with nature and upon visiting you'll agree. Located next to the sprawling Piedmont Park, the gardens boast 30 acres of plant life. But you'll find more than just flowers...
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Nanjing Rd Pedestrian St, NanJing Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
The winding corridors and seemingly vacant alleyway's of Shanghai, China is where you immerse yourself in a rapidly changing culture. Ranging from visual awe-inspiring views that will change your perspective of a world, and maybe even your own, to...
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220 Handan Rd, WuJiaoChang, Yangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200433
In the fall of 2009, I went on a work-study abroad exchange at Fudan University, in the Yangpu district of Shanghai. We took classes like 'Shanghai and Globalization' with an equal mix of Canadian and Chinese students, and each of us were...
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101 Jackson St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
To better understand the civil rights movement and its impact on Atlanta, stop by Ebenezer Baptist Church, where both Martin Luther King Jr. and his father served as pastors. The living, breathing landmark, located in Sweet Auburn, is now a part...
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466 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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Sacrilegious to some and hilarious to others, “Church,” as it’s fondly known, is something unique to the Old Fourth Ward. Located on Edgewood Avenue, Church attracts hipsters for the $4 PBR tall boys and endless games of ping...
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364 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
The grand koa wood staircase was shining with a new coat of oil as the focal point of the room; it’s beautiful curves lead the eye gently from the second floor down to the first floor. Men and women dressed in ornate gowns and neck-restricting...
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2213 Lake View Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90039, USA
Discover the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society, est.1924. Tap into your inner-Indiana Jones and test your Bible know-how while learning about founder/evangelist/explorer, Mr. Antonia F. Futterer’s 2-year expedition in search of the “Lost Ark of the...
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Jl. Raya Pancasari, Gobleg, Buleleng, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia
After a couple meals at Munduk's Puri Lumbung Cottages, we were ready for a change in scenery. Luckily, our hotel was located across the street from a restaurant that looked mighty intriguing. Though we had already tried “kopi luak” during a...
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22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265, USA
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Seagulls are silhouetted against the sun, with the iconic Malibu Pier glistening in the background. A media mogul’s plaintive cry, vainly bullying beachgoers to stay off the public sand, dissipates as crashing waves dissolve into pearly sea foam...
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1600 Las Virgenes Canyon Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302, USA
Cruising up Las Virgenes Road from Malibu’s beaches, keep your eyes peeled on the right for the unexpected sight of the Malibu Hindu Temple. If you reach Mulholland Highway you’ve gone too far, but it’s worth doubling back for a quick visit to...
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483 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Sound Table is a true food and beverage bar, rewarding members of the industry every Tuesday night with dinner and drink specials. For the rest of the working masses, the Sound Table is focused on cocktails and its award winning bar program with...
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138 Wangfujing St, DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
This was a bustling alley not too far from the famous Wangfujing Food Street, just a few blocks south of it. Here you can find tons of trinkets and souvenirs from giant antique metal necklaces to stuffed animal pandas. You can even catch free live...
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716 Ponce De Leon Pl NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
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While it doesn't look quite like the Champs-Élyssées, the 46,000-square-foot space Paris on Ponce will still transport you to another place. Since opening in 1995 on the busy Ponce de Leon Avenue, it has added Pop Marché and more than 30 other...
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Jalan Hanoman, Desa Padang Tegal, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Bali beguiles: its lush beauties, the deliciousness of its spiced dishes, the gentle loveliness of its people—all wonderful and welcoming. But in our week there, what repeatedly struck us was the remarkably easygoing, yet attentive, spirituality...
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650 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
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Settled into the soon-to-open Ponce City Market on the corners of North and Ponce de Leon avenues, Dancing Goats is a espresso and coffee bar in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Open from 6:30 am with plenty of parking, Dancing Goats is a great...
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100 Peachtree St NE #2300, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
A perfect example of urban renewal, the Atlanta BeltLine is a running and biking trail built on an old railway track. Its ever-popular Eastside Trail runs from Reynoldstown to Piedmont Park but is currently being expanded to the south and north...
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Grant Park, Atlanta, GA, USA
Grant Park is one of Atlanta's oldest neighborhoods and the park itself is the oldest in the city. Surrounded by Victorian houses, the park was established in 1882. Soon after it became home to Zoo Atlanta and the Cyclorama, a large-scale Civil...
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Koko Head, Honolulu, HI 96825, USA
Just west of Honolulu lies Koko Head, the famous tuff cone of the now extinct Koko Crater volcano. Best known not for its geological features, but for nature's take on the 'stairmaster', Koko Head is a favorite hike with visitors and locals alike...
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Wangfujing St, WangFuJing, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
Don't expect to find any Beijing residents on Wangfujing Snack Street, home of spiders, scorpions, starfish and pretty much anything else that can be skewered and cooked. This is firm tourist territory, a place for visitors to test their mettle...
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On a weekend morning, hop on Metro Line 10 to the Panjiayuan station and take exit B. Just down the road is the sprawling Panjiayuan Market, where hundreds of vendors sell their wares. It's essential to bring cash, patience, and a willingness to...
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4633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Soap Plant / Wacko / La Luz de Jesus Gallery is a bit of a mouthful so do as the locals do and just call this place, “Wacko.” The store offers a veritable cornucopia of obscure toys, kooky house wares, eclectic books, and other random doodads that...
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1714 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA
The tiny shopfront, which benefits the non-profit literacy advocacy 826LA, stocks anything and everything you need for armchair time travel. Think dinosaur eggs to canned "mammoth chunks," spare robot parts to cod-scented "vikingodorants."
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Panama City, Panama
I love exploring a city without any plans and letting spontaneity drive your nights. The experience of getting lost in a warren of side streets and stumbling across little bars and restaurants packed full of locals having a great time is one of my...
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23200 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265, USA
Barely one foot past the threshold of the Adamson House I was snapped out of my tile-induced reverie by a shrieking octogenarian docent who was horrified that I had defied Tour Rule Number 1—“Do not take any pictures inside the house!” My innocent...
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Via Brera, 28, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
Though they are admittedly tiny, the Botanical Gardens in Brera, located behind the Pinacoteca di Brera and the University of Milan, is a hidden oasis in a crowded city. Originally used in the 17th century by the Jesuits to grow and teach others...
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Via Santa Margherita, 16, 20121 Milano MI, Italy
Grom offers up some of the best gelato in Milan, with its quick-service style gelaterias around the city. With a location conveniently near tourist destinations like the Duomo, it's easy to pop in the shop for gelato coming to or from the sites....
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4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215, USA
You can’t visit Boston without seeing its most famous place of worship. No, I’m not talking about Old North Church—I’m referring to Fenway Park. For those who have visited before, it’s obvious that baseball borders on religion in Boston, and there...
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4901 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
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If all things Italian entice you no matter where you are, then Jimmy's Food Store should be on your Dallas itinerary. Owned and operated by an Italian American family, everything is either imported from Italy or is grown or produced locally. Check...
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1680 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
Oakland Cemetery gets much of the glory in Atlanta because it's closer to downtown and you can see the skyline between the headstones. But Westview Cemetery in the city's West End is equally picturesque. When Oakland became full in 1884, it was...
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5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
The original Los Angeles Zoo opened in 1912, and during its infancy, grew to include a number of animal enclosures designed to mimic natural habitats. Decades later, however, it became apparent that environments once thought to be safe and humane...
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Jl. Raya Campuan, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
You know a hotel is special when we name it one of our all-time favorites even after being robbed a full night’s rest due to the rodents who made love, and a lotta noise, inside the rattan headboard above our bed! Yes, from the moment we set eyes...
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41-685 Kalanianaʻole Hwy, Waimanalo, HI 96795, USA
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Kalua pig with macaroni salad is the perfect ending to an afternoon drive across Oahu. The place to get this powerful combo? An off-the-road little diner, Keneke's, on the windward side of the island. Don't let its 'hole-in-the-wall' appearance...
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29983 Mulholland Hwy, Agoura Hills, CA 91301, USA
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I love a man behind a bar with a husky voice and good arms. It’s all the more fitting when he’s serving me coffee in a tin cup in a restaurant that resembles an old western saloon. Old Place was converted from an old county store in the 1970’s,...
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2847 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
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The Old Monk is a popular Dallas pub with an excellent beer list and an eclectic pub grub menu. Old Monk also hosts numerous tap takeover events throughout the year, and I hear their Oktoberfest bash is a big one. The steamed mussels are a...
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2401 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
Capitol Pub is another great adventure along North Henderson Avenue. I think it took me five hours to walk down this one short street... I ordered up a couple plates of Texas cheese, a pint of Revolver beer, and asked the barman to mix me...
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2905 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
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I meant to take a nice photo of my gastro spread, but I tucked into it without thinking. Blissfully good Mexican grub has that effect on me. In Dallas less than three hours, I was told by half a dozen people that I couldn't miss the Blue Goose. I...
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11619 CA-2, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
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Try the "horchata con nieve" at Juquila, a local Oaxacan joint. This sweet, rice-based, cinnamon-tinged beverage is served with chunks of red prickly pear cactus (called “tuna,” in Spanish) and orange mango sorbets floating on top. Give it a stir...
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1808 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
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After treating myself to happy hour at one Henderson Ave hotspot after the other, and a savory fiesta at the Blue Goose Cantina, I went in search of respite at Good Records in Greenville. It was at Good Records that I first met Smile Smile, The...
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10 ½ Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
Located on Beacon Street the Boston Athenaeum is the perfect blend of beauty, history and intellect. Behind its somewhat austere entrance lies a delicate world where art and literature coalesce and the ghosts of Boston's literary luminaries reign....
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327 Nelson St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA
Since the boom in filming in Atlanta, particularly with the popularity of The Walking Dead, Atlanta Movie Tours has filled the market with tours of the city’s filming locations. Their Big Zombie Tours visit sites from the famous AMC show as well...
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1 Qianmen St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
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Doesn't matter which country you go, Starbucks always has some of the local treats - e.g. maccaroon in Paris, red bean pastry in Tokyo...it's even special when they have the moon cake for the Mid-Autumn Festival in Beijing. They usually came in...
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Boylston St, Massachusetts, USA
I think they are repainting this finish line often to keep it fresh. If you are in Boston, it worth the visit and the memory for a strong city.
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Zhongshan East 1st Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Architecture lovers flock to the Huangpu River's western side to stroll the Bund, a waterfront tourist magnet in central Shanghai. There's a glorious mishmash of late-19th- and early-20th-century styles here, from Gothic revival to art deco. Walk...
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Casco Viejo, Av. A, Panamá, Panama
I really enjoyed the city, It was a lot larger than I thought it would be. There are great areas for skateboarding around and its got everything you want from huge indoor malls and great local sea food markets with great food. Lots of awesome...
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240 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
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Inman Park seems to have some of the best restaurants in town for such a small neighborhood and the always crowded Barcelona Wine Bar is an example. Boasting a patio perfect for people watching and half priced wines on Sundays, Barcelona is an...
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240 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
Who says coffee shops are only for early risers? The aptly named Inman Perk is one of the few coffee shops in town that stays open well into the evening, making it a great place to study or work. The family-owned coffeehouse has won awards for its...
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350 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
Since 1901 (minus a few years here and there), Angel's Flight funicular railway has transported people up and down steep Bunker Hill in downtown L.A. At the top you'll find the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the...